Vladimir vs Bard Counter Build

How to Win Vladimir vs Bard Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Bard as Vladimir in LoL

How to Beat Bard as Vladimir

2,712 Vladimir vs Bard Matchups Analyzed

We produce our counter statistics from the millions of ranked LoL games that we analyze each and every week. Our guide on how to beat Bard as Vladimir resulted from an examination of 2712 ranked games where both champs faced off against each other. This particular pairing is fairly rare. Vladimir is forced to battle against Bard in only 2.0% of his matches.

Unfortunately, Vladimir has done a below average job of countering Bard. Typically, he wins a acceptable 48.7% of matches the champs oppose one another in. In Vladimir vs Bard rounds, Vladimir’s side is 0.1% less expected to earn first blood. This indicates that he most likely won't get first blood versus Bard.

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Best Vladimir Items to Counter Bard

The best items to prioritize in your Vladimir versus Bard build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Cosmic Drive. When Vladimir combined at least these three pieces in his build, he did significantly better versus Bard than with most other common item sets. In fact, Vladimir boasted an average winrate of 63.6% when playing against Bard with this build.

Best Vladimir Runes to Counter Bard

Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Taste of Blood Rune Taste of Blood
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Transcendence Rune Transcendence

To have the best chance of crushing Bard as Vladimir, you should use the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Nimbus Cloak, and Transcendence runes from the Domination and Sorcery rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Vladimir vs Bard counterpicks, this mix of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.4% win rate overall.

We have also displayed the top Bard runes to fend off Vladimir to help you grasp how he will likely be built to try to beat your champ.


6.1 | Vladimir Bard | 2.4


5.2 | Vladimir Bard | 5.1


5.6 | Vladimir Bard | 13.4

Vladimir vs Bard Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons shown on this page show some vital Vladimir versus Bard matchup stats that can help you distinguish the distinctions between the two. Vladimir’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.3 is less than Bard’s ratio of 3.1, highlighting that Vladimir may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Bard. This observation is largely caused by the difference in kills.

Vladimir typically has a much larger longest killing spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Typically, he receives more damage than Bard. This is usually reflective of different amounts of tankyness, but it can also illustrate that the champion with more health has less mobility and thus is not able to escape further harm when engaged or poked.

Vladimir often earns many more minion kills than Bard. Champs that don't amass a lot of minion kills normally do not require much CS to be helpful to their team in LoL. They are able to scale well off of their abilities and first items alone. However, champions with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of items to be useful. In either situation, work to beat the values presented here to do well.

If you need to see Vladimir vs Bard tips and builds for a an individual rank, feel free to select one from the selection menu above. At first, the statistics and guides displayed are calculated using all matches with data with both champs.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.35 | Vladimir Bard | 0.48

Largest Multi-Kill

1.47 | Vladimir Bard | 0.93

Damage Dealt

21,083 | Vladimir Bard | 9,997

Damage Taken

25,811 | Vladimir Bard | 16,292

Healing Done

20,585 | Vladimir Bard | 4,989

Vision Score

16 | Vladimir Bard | 57

Gold Earned

10,999 | Vladimir Bard | 7,907

Minions Killed

170 | Vladimir Bard | 24

Dragons Killed

0.09 | Vladimir Bard | 0.05

Barons Killed

0.03 | Vladimir Bard | 0.02


1.85 | Vladimir Bard | 1.8


0.4 | Vladimir Bard | 0.48

CC Duration (sec)

91 | Vladimir Bard | 204

Experience Earned

13,634 | Vladimir Bard | 10,533

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,712 Vladimir vs Bard matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Bard as Vladimir comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.